The Green Hornet

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The Green Hornet
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: ZUSC Converted Scout/Courier
Agility X
Also see Special Mission Ship
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 24.0 Tons
Cost MCr58.23458
Crew 8 (including 6 Marines)
Officers 1
Enlisted 1
EOS Still rumored to be active.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull Wedge Hull
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 6
Model Model/TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 100 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Lifting Body Hull
Tech Level TL–15
USP ZU-122231-200000-20002-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Green Hornet is a one of a kind armed paramilitary starship yet not a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Green Hornet is based on the hull of a salvaged Scout/Courier but has been extensively modified. A 24.0 Ton ventral payload bay has been cut into the hull: it is fitted with a capsule launcher which can that can accommodate a variety of loads, including up to 48 assault capsules.

Image Repository[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (of ten craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) when necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull The Green Hornet is constructed using a 100 Ton hull built in a Wedge configuration. The hull is fully streamlined, giving fair atmospheric performance that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.

The vessel is fitted with an airlock. Its ventral bay is covered by armored doors .

  • The vessel has sturdy retractable legs, allowing surface landings.
2. Crew x8 personnel, including 6 Marines.
  • x1 Officer.
  • x1 Enlisted.

Accommodations

  • There are 4 Staterooms. All quarters are double occupancy.

Accessible areas of the hull are fitted with grav plates and inertial compensators and have full life support and environmental systems.

  • There are internal monitoring and security systems throughout the vessel. Individual sections of the hull can be sealed off.
  • There are multiple emergency lockers.
3. Performance The vessel mounts a Jump-2 drive, a Maneuver-2 drive, and a Power Plant-2, giving performance of Jump-2 and 2-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 0 and an emergency agility of 2. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for one Jump-2 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
  • The engineering section has a main control room.
  • The jump drive utilizes a lanthanum hull grid.
  • The jump drive is fitted with a jump governor.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/3 computer: no backup computer is installed.
  • There are multiple workstations and control points throughout the vessel.
  • The vessel is fitted with communications equipment, an advanced sensor array, and has an avionics suite.
    • It is fitted with backup commo and sensor systems.
  • It has a transponder unit that can be deactivated on command.
  • It is equipped with a sophisticated ECM package.
5. Hardpoints x1 hardpoint.
  • The mixed battery is standard for the Green Hornet. An alternative weapon array may be fitted for specific missions.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for the Green Hornet is:
7. Defenses The hull is plated, structurally reinforced, and built with secure bulkheads and compartments that give it a High Guard armor rating of 2.
  • The vessel is not fitted with screens or other passive defensive systems.
8. Craft The vessel carries no subcraft.
9. Fuel Treatment The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 22 Tons.
  • The vessel is not equipped with fuel purification equipment.
10. Cost The basic cost of the vessel is MCr58.23458
  • Architects Fee: MCr0.583
  • The vessel is a one-off conversion of an existing design.
11. Construction Time 40 weeks (9 months) as standard.
  • Build times can be reduced by mass production and the efficiencies such processes generate, by increased financing, and by allotting additional yard resources and facilities to the construction contract.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 24 Tons, in the form of a ventral bay.
  • The bay is covered by retractable armored doors.
  • The hold is fitted with a large capsule launcher, capable of dropping up to 48 capsules either simultaneously or in preset sequences.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Green Hornet is a salvaged Scout/Courier hull which Harry Palmer, the commander of a Starmerc group known as Harry's Hornets, had completely re-manufactured to TL-15 standards, including having the hull armored. The vessel has been rearmed and has state of the art electronics, sensors and other ship equipment.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

The ship is part of a mercenary unit called Harry's Hornets.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Paramilitary Vessel - Scout/Courier:

  1. Type S class Scout/Courier
    1. Asia class Scout
      1. The Green Hornet

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.